Will Taking Prescription Medication Affect Your Pre-Employment Drug Test?

Applying for jobs and interviewing is stressful enough, but the thought of having to pass a drug test and background check can be really nerve wracking for some people -- even people without a criminal record or history of drug use. The fact is, when you really, really want a job, anything that comes between you and getting the job is something to worry about. So, what do you do if you take prescription medications? Read More 

Treating That Debilitating Hand And Wrist Pain

If you've recently developed pain and numbness in your hands and wrists, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition affects those who often work with their hands and can become so debilitating that you can't hold onto or pick up anything. Here is what is happening in your wrists to cause this pain and how it can be treated before you lose the use of your hands. An Irritated Nerve is the Root of the Condition Read More 

Learning To Recognize The Signs Of A Childhood Concussion

It is a well-known fact that children can be rambunctious at times. In order to give children a healthy outlet for their energy, many parents enroll young ones in organized sports. While participation in sports can be a great way for children to get exercise and social interaction, playing a sport could also result in a child sustaining a concussion. Here are three things you should be watching for each time your child plays a sport to determine whether or not a concussion has been sustained. Read More 

Looking At Stem Cells And The Pulmonary Trap For COPD Patients

If you care for a loved one suffering with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD), you may worry about the progression of the disease once it gets to its final stages. Caring for a COPD patient can be heartbreaking as that person struggles to breathe, depending on a tank of oxygen wherever they may go. Treatments are available that may help your loved one breathe easier. Learn more about how stem cells are being used to slow down the progression of COPD. Read More 

An Innovative Treatment For Rotator Cuff Tears: Stem Cell Therapy

If you are having a serious rotator cuff problem, such as a tear, that does not respond to conventional treatments like rest and physical therapy, an intriguing alternative has recently been developed that is worth your consideration. This new approach for healing a rotator cuff tear is known as stem cell therapy. The following article takes a closer look at this compelling medical innovation.  Stem Cells  Stem cells are different from the typical cells in the body. They have the ability to turn into one of the body's other types of cells. Read More